Two people have been rescued after their vessel ran aground north of Oban.
The pair were sailing near the Isle of Eriska when the vessel became stuck fast at the mouth of Loch Creran.
Unable to move, they sent a pan-pan signal to HM Coastguard shortly after 2pm requesting urgent assistance.
Oban lifeboat attempt to rescue stranded sailing vessel
The sailing vessel was left stranded after becoming “stuck fast” on the rocks.
The lifeboat crew stood by as they waited for high tide to assist with their recovery efforts.
A coastguard spokeswoman confirmed the vessel has now been successfully refloated.